Monthly Archives: February 2020

Designing Energy Efficient Buildings to meet Climate Emergency Goals

February 26, 2020

In November last year, over 11,000 scientists declared a climate emergency, putting pressure on countries around the world to reduce impact on global warming. In the UK, almost half of all greenhouse gas emissions come from generating heat for homes, offices and public buildings (DECC, 2010). So, with the government’s commitment to reduce greenhouse gases […]

GBD Issued with ISO 9001:2015 Certificate

February 12, 2020

Having undertaken the Stage 2 assessment last November and being recommended for certification, we have now been awarded our ISO 9001:2015 certificate. “Thanks to all the team for your dedication to following processes which ensure consistency, high quality engineering design services and project management”, comments Simon Green. For more information about Green Building Design Consultants’ […]

New M&E Systems for Major Refurbishment at Rothamsted Research Innovation Hub

February 7, 2020

Working with Bidwells and DLA Architecture for Lawes Agricultural Trust, we produced detailed designs for the M&E systems in a complete refurbishment of The Russell Building. Originally built in 1919, this impressive local landmark has been remodelled as an enterprise centre to contain a hot desk hub, 22 offices, an open-plan innovation space, breakout and […]